A lovely, silky wine with plenty of layers of ripe tannins and subtle fruit. Medium-bodied. Fresh finish. Complex nose of celery seed, cigar, red currant, leather, cedar, plowed land. Soft texture, iron, currant and cherry flavors, good balance.
91 points James Suckling
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